A vegetable garden is something that plenty of homeowners aspire to.  However, achieving a beautiful spot that’s full of fresh veggies is easier said than done.  In fact, there’s a lot to learn – and most people make plenty of mistakes along the way.  But, when it comes to a vegetable garden, the rewards are almost always worth the extra effort.


Click ‘Next’ to see 8 beginner mistakes to avoid when starting your vegetable garden, and ensure your veggies have good start to the season.

1. Starting Too Big

While you probably have some grand ambitions for your vegetable garden, it’s a better idea to start small and build from there.  Planting too large of can lead to a ton of work for a first-time vegetable gardener, which in turn can lead to frustration and burnout.  Instead, start with a few of your favorite veggies and as practice enhances your skills, you can increase the size of your garden every season.